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Whernside
736m (2415ft)

The Southern Dales Area, The Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England

Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.


Record Whernside as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
78th highest in England,
133rd in England & Wales

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English Nuttall
96th highest in England,
163rd in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
25th highest in England,
513th highest in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Whernside is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Whernside Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whernside

David Hughes walked up on December 22nd, 2010 [with] DD DG Waz

Tony Halliday climbed on August 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] camped at Horton in ribblesdale but drove and parked near the viaduct started and ended walk here [with] sally halliday jimmy boo and George our 3 dogs [weather] drizzle to start with poor visability at summit but beautiful weather on way down - not too busy views not great due to cloud however a great days walking 2nd of the 3 peaks over 3 days

Andrew Flynn bagged on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] ny101 Yorkshire Three Peaks [with] Nicola [weather] Nice day. Bit windy.

Dave Gay hiked on July 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Circular route from Ribblehead, up via Blea Moor and to the North. Returning by heading south along the ridge and dropping down to Broadrake and Ivyscar. [with] Nathaniel & Jessica [weather] Dry

Angela Moroney summited during 2013 [from/via/route] Three Peaks 8hrs :):):) [with] Captain Turner - Trainers make a huge difference. Cath 3 peaks 2019 9hrs

Gill Bates conquered on August 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] from Ribblehead [weather] cloudy and cold

Ken Davies scaled on September 22nd, 2019 [weather] Rainy - Bev's birthday: sept 2019, Bev ruined phone- got wet

Eira Cookney walked up on June 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Horton in ribblesdale [with] MAD walkers

Allen Andrews climbed on May 12th, 2005 [from/via/route] Ribblehead Viaduct [with] Work colleagues [weather] Sunny - Part of the 3 peaks

Alan Pritchard bagged on June 19th, 2008 [with] Solo [weather] Good - Went on walking holiday - also have done the 3 peaks challenge once. Also the Yorkshire 3 peaks in 8hours..πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜ŽπŸ‘Œ

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whernside

Limestone Pavement on way to Whernside

Limestone Pavement on way to Whernside

Photo: David Bentley (1)

Whernside Summit

Whernside Summit

Photo: Colin Fawcett (7)

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Me and my mate Mike on Whernside

Photo: Karen Parry (2)

*Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

*Ingleborough and Whernside from Pen-y-ghent in the early morning light

Photo: Wayne Hill (54)

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Practising my ice-axe arrest technique Whernside in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (226)

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

The path from Little Whernside to Great Whernside

Photo: Christine Shepherd (692)

Hayley Me and Jo on top of Whernside Summit - giving the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk another bash

Hayley Me and Jo on top of Whernside Summit - giving the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk another bash

Photo: David Buckley (2)

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (323)

Whernside (left), The Ribblehead Viaduct (centre) and Park Fell (right) from the summit of Ingleborough

Whernside (left), The Ribblehead Viaduct (centre) and Park Fell (right) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: James Russell (2)

On Whernside Summit - taking a breather two thirds of the way round the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk

On Whernside Summit - taking a breather two thirds of the way round the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge Walk

Photo: David Buckley (1)


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